Our driving purpose

“We dedicate every day to better city living.”

As a trusted partner of tomorrow’s cities possessing over a hundred years’ experience and unique expertise both in France and across the globe, we provide cities with our highly efficient, innovative mobility and urban planning services, making them more sustainable, more inclusive and more pleasant to live in. This is our role in serving the common interest. This is our driving purpose.

As a major player in sustainable mobility, recognised in the Île-de-France region, throughout France and abroad, RATP Group places its expertise at the service of cities and their residents on a daily basis, through innovative solutions in terms of urban services, engineering and infrastructure management.

RATP Group’s driving purpose was established in 2021, following a large-scale participative process involving employees from all of the Group’s entities. Input comprised 138,000 submissions gathered, notably through reflection workshops and via a shared platform.

In addition, experts on cities and mobility, researchers, elected officials and CSR experts were also involved in the process.

  • RATP Group’s driving purpose reflects its vision regarding its positive social contribution. It is based on its CSR commitments and makes the work of each of the Group’s 71,000 employees even more meaningful.
  • According to an Elvé Conseil study published in 2022, RATP Group’s driving purpose ranks 9th out of the 100 driving purposes studied in terms of its ability to inspire and mobilise people.

Did you know ?

A company’s driving purpose is defined in its statutes. Established by the 2019 Pacte* law, a driving purpose is defined as what serves the common interest and further reinforces the taking into account of social and environmental challenges related to the company’s business activity. Beyond its goal to achieve good economic performance, a company is a place where values are created and shared, through a vision that sets forth its long-term strategic plan.
*Action plan for company growth and transformation.

Watch the video unveiling our driving purpose